April 13, 2020
Most people believe they will be able to approach retirement on their own terms. However, a new survey shows that no matter how much someone prepares for retirement, things are… Read more
April 9, 2020
Everyone acknowledges that the coronavirus has led to a severe decline in economic activity. What there is less consensus on is what the recovery will look like. The most recent… Read more
April 8, 2020
While the entire nation is bracing for the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus, some states will bear a larger burden than others. An analysis from IHS Markit identified which… Read more
April 7, 2020
Social Security is a big part of most American’s retirement plans, unfortunately, there are so many ins and outs to the program that many Americans don’t understand how their actions… Read more
April 6, 2020
Following the financial crisis of 2008, buyers were able to purchase housing at bargain prices. Some Americans, particularly millennials who have been largely priced out of homeownership, anticipate a similar… Read more
April 3, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, some countries are dealing with COVID-19 better than others. Spain and Italy have been hotspots in Europe, with over 100,000 cases each. Germany… Read more
April 2, 2020
Concerns over the impact of the coronavirus have Americans of all ages reconsidering their spending habits, but younger Americans are more likely to due so than older ones. A recent… Read more
April 1, 2020
The ISM manufacturing index fell to 49.1 in March, down from 50.1 in February. While this is a small drop, just one point, the index crossed an important threshold. A… Read more
March 31, 2020
The stock market just had its worst first quarter on record, but big investors are still showing high levels of optimism in both the market and economy. A new survey… Read more
January 29, 2020
The recent coronavirus outbreak has already enacted a human cost. At the time of writing, there have been nearly 4,700 confirmed cases, resulting in more than 100 deaths. Both numbers… Read more
April 28, 2019
At a recent speaking event, former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen sounded the alarm about corporate debt. In the event of an economic downturn, she warned that the current levels… Read more
November 23, 2020
With multiple viable vaccines on the horizon, many are hopeful that consumers will be eager to resume regular activity, especially for the hardest-hit parts of the economy like travel and… Read more
November 20, 2020
Much has been made about struggling renters and the accumulation of back rent that many face, but it’s not just residential real estate, but commercial too that is dealing with… Read more
November 17, 2020
Retail sales increased less than expected last month, leaving some analysts worried that growth will continue to slow as coronavirus cases continue to climb. Sales for the month were up… Read more
November 13, 2020
Americans’ view of the economy has worsened in recent weeks, as coronavirus cases surge. The University of Michigan’s index of consumer sentiment fell to 77 during the two weeks ending… Read more
November 12, 2020
Despite uncertainty regarding a new Presidential administration and a surge of coronavirus cases, economists remain confident about the economy’s overall health, according to the Wall Street Journal’s most recent economist… Read more
November 11, 2020
The U.K.’s economic recovery is on track to lag behind other European nations and the U.S. The nation’s economy grew by 15.5% in the third quarter, far less than other… Read more
“Modern finance is based on scientific reasoning guided by theory, not subjectivity and speculation.”
John “Mac” McQuown
Patience mitigates risk.
When it comes to investment products, complexity often fosters fraud and abuse.
Portfolio diversification enables investors to manage their fear of the unknown.
Rebalancing is like love, you never have to say you are sorry. You are always selling high and buying low.
A good investment policy should never risk what you already have for something you don’t need.